Thursday July 31st, 2014
Thursday July 31st, 2014

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Cross River 2015: Momentum builds up


  /   in Politics 12:37 am

About 22 persons from diverse political backgrounds have so far indicated interest in succeeding Senator Liyel Imoke as gover Read More →

Mimiko is Omisore’s friend but … — Akinbade


  /   in Politics

Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, is the Labour Party, LP, governorship candidate. He served three military administrations as a commiss Read More →

Benue 2015: My purposes and plans — Nyitse

Cross section of voters during the Ondo Governorship election, yesterday.

  /   in Politics

DR Tivlumun Gabriel Nyitse, a former journalist and one-time correspondent of the defunct Concord Newspapers where he rose to Read More →

APC, PDP want to buy this election — Falae

*Chief Olu Falae

  /   in Politics

The National Chairman of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae has bemoaned the high influence of money in the ongoi Read More →

Osun Guber Face-off: APC, PDP in war of words

Aregbesola and Omisore

  /   in Politics 12:41 am

The electioneering campaigns ahead of the governorship election in Osun State has gathered steam. Already the All Progressive Read More →

Oyo 2015: Ibadan as an issue

From left : Mrs Florence Ajimobi watching as her Husband Senator Abiola Ajimobi takes the oath of Office in the presence of Justice Badejoko Adeniji during the swearing in of the  Excecutive Governor for Oyo state held at the Obafemi Awolowo stadium Ibadan on Sunday. By Dare Fasube.

  /   in Politics

Ibadan, one of Africa’s largest cities has consistently sought to dominate its political landscape and tried to put other g Read More →

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Nigeria lagging behind in tax administration among emerging markets — KPMG


  /   in Business 12:42 am

NIGERIA is lagging behind in tax administration among emerging markets, according to a survey carried out by a finance and ac Read More →

FG to introduce new standards for household appliances

Black out as charactriesed characterised by lack of effective power supply in Nigeria

  /   in Business

The federal government will soon introduce a new standard for energy saving bulbs, refrigeration and air conditioning applian Read More →

NPC to offer technical support to boost Nigeria’s tourism sector


  /   in Business 12:53 am

In a bid to develop the Nigerian tourism sector, the National Planning Commission, NPC says it will offer technical support i Read More →

Portland cement, pricing and building collapse (2)


  /   in Business

THE previous week, we identified that according to European Commission nomenclature, CEM I and CEM II are the types of cement Read More →

Fidelity Bank posts N9.43bn PBT in six months

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  /   in Business

Fidelty Bank Plc has announced profit before tax of N9.43 billion for the first half of the year ending June 30, 2014. Read More →

Nigeria’s packaging industry growing at 12% yearly — Report

  /   in Business

Nigeria’s packaging industry has accounted for 12 per cent of the $4billion recorded by Middle East and African markets in the last five years, according to a survey carried out by PCI Film Consulting. Read More →

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Okagbare can create another record in 200m final – Ogunkoya


  /   in Sports 1:29 am

Africa fastest women 400m runner Falilat Ogunkoya on Wednesday said Commonwealth track and field queen, Blessing Okagbare can Read More →

Nigerians in gold rush

Maryam Usman of Nigeria during her golden lift in the Women's +75kg weightlifting final at the SECC Precinct during the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, yesterday.

  /   in News, Sports

Odunayo Adekuoreye and Aminat Adeniyi gave Nigeria the perfect pick-up as they claimed two gold medals in wrestling - and the Read More →

Our developmental programmes are working – AFN

File photo: Athletes

  /   in Sports

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has said that the success recorded in the track and field events at the ongoing Com Read More →

Usman wins gold in Weightlifting

DOWN & OUT . . . Team Nigeria’s female weightlifter hopeful, Maryam Usman disappointed as she flops during the women’s +75-kg weightlifting event of the London 2012 Olympics.

  /   in Sports

Superwoman Maryam Usman capped a remarkable performance yesterday lifting Nigeria to a Gold medal in a gritty test of power b Read More →

Keshi to get N7m a month

Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi

  /   in Sports

The Nigeria Football Federation have proposed an improved contract that will pay coach Stephen Keshi seven million Naira a Read More →

We’re on our way back – Oshodi

Quadri in action

  /   in Sports

After successfully masterminding the return of Table Tennis to its pre-eminent position in Nigeria, President of the Nigeria Read More →

Entertainment View All →

Music, strong tool for promoting peace, unity – Oyovwe


  /   in Music 3:30 pm

A gospel artiste, Elizabeth Oyovwe, on Wednesday advised musicians to produce songs that its lyrics would promote peace and u Read More →

24 killed in rap concert stampede


  /   in Music

A stampede during a rap concert on a Conakry beach Tuesday left at least 24 people dead, Guinean hospital officials said. Read More →

Davido, Wizkid at war again?

Davido & Wiz Kid

  /   in Entertainment 11:25 am

Many industry watchers thought the two young kids, Wizkid and Davido have buried their differences and show of supremacy but Read More →

Ella- Genevieve Lesbianism Saga: Everyone now calls me Genny’s wife back home — Ella Martins

Ella Martins

  /   in Entertainment, News

The story that Beninoise actress/musician, Ella Martins and Nollywood superstar, Genevieve Nnaji, are lesbians was actually b Read More →

Presh goes incognito


  /   in Entertainment 7:53 am

To say that Precious John a.k.a Presh of the defunct KC Presh group is still battling to re-establish his presence in the nat Read More →

Pet names Naija Divas call themselves and why

Ini Edo

  /   in Entertainment, News

A ‘pet’ name is defined by most dictionaries as a name only a loved one would use to call a loved one while nickname is Read More →



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